The Wuhan Institute of Virology in Wuhan is among a handful of labs around the world cleared to handle dangerous viruses that pose a high risk of person-to-person transmission. Photo: AFP

The coronavirus, the Chinese lab and the attempts to connect the two

  • Unsubstantiated theories linking the new pathogen to a Wuhan virus institute keep coming back to life despite debunking from mainstream science
  • The laboratory contributed to the genome sequencing and identification of the virus in January
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The Wuhan Institute of Virology in Wuhan is among a handful of labs around the world cleared to handle dangerous viruses that pose a high risk of person-to-person transmission. Photo: AFP
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